Hybrid

Cloud in 2020: The year of edge, automation and industry-specific clouds

It was a banner year for cloud computing in 2019. The area that gained the most ground was hybrid multicloud, which emerged as the favored strategy of enterprises looking for a flexible and efficient way to move their workloads to the cloud while reducing costs, boosting productivity and avoiding vendor lock-in. Those advantages are so […]

Security

Quantum-safe cryptography: What it means for your data in the cloud

Quantum computing holds the promise of delivering new insights that could lead to medical breakthroughs and scientific discoveries across a number of disciplines. It could also become a double-edged sword, as quantum computing may also create new exposures, such as the ability to quickly solve the difficult math problems that are the basis of some […]

Industry

How IBM and Red Hat support your journey to cloud

What makes the recent news of IBM and Red Hat coming together so exciting? It’s the fact that we are delivering a complete, open hybrid cloud platform that enables enterprises to build, run and manage apps and workloads in a consistent way, across any cloud; providing our customers with an incredible opportunity to accelerate digital […]

CyFIR helps businesses find and fix cybersecurity threats faster with IBM Cloud

Cybercrime is on the rise, and many companies may have malicious breaches within their network without even knowing it. Breaches can enter and remain dormant for weeks, months, and years. This is just what happened in a Marriott cybersecurity breach, and it has affected other companies as well. Criminals are evolving and creating new strategies […]

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French insurer teams with IBM Services to develop fraud detection solution

Auto insurance fraud costs companies billions of dollars every year. Those losses trickle down to policyholders who absorb some of that risk in policy rate increases. Thélem assurances, a French property and casualty insurer whose motto is “Thélem innovates for you”, has launched an artificial intelligence program, prioritizing a fraud detection use case as its […]

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Cloud innovation in real estate: Apleona and IBM rely on new technologies

Digitization does not stop at the proverbial concrete gold — real estate. In fact, the real estate industry is on the move. Companies are realizing the benefits of digital transformation and are capitalizing on the power of new technologies such as cloud, AI and blockchain. Take, for example, Apleona GmbH, one of Europe’s largest real […]

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Innovate with Enterprise Design Thinking in the IBM Garage

We’ve all been there. You have an amazing idea that’s really exciting. Maybe it’s a home improvement project, or perhaps it’s a new business idea. You think about all the details required to make it real. But, once you get to the seventh action item, you’re not so excited anymore. Sometimes when we realize the […]

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Driving innovation for connected cars using IBM Cloud

Cars have always been built for travel, but the experience of driving has changed dramatically over the last few decades. Today’s connected cars are not only equipped with seamless internet, but usually have a wireless local area network (WLAN) that allows the car to access data, send data and communicate with Internet of Things (IoT) […]

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Accessible bookcast streaming service becomes securely available on IBM Cloud

Accessible entertainment isn’t often easily accessible. The mainstream entertainment industry doesn’t cater to people who can’t see or hear well; people with PTSD, autism or epilepsy; or those who are learning English as a second language. These population segments can become isolated, and then marginalized when they can’t enjoy the latest feature film – even […]

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Top 5 DevOps predictions for 2020

There are five DevOps trends that I believe will leave a mark in 2020. I’ll walk you through all five, plus some recommended next steps to take full advantage of these trends. In 2019, Accenture’s disruptability index discovered that at least two-thirds of large organizations are facing high levels of industry disruption. Driven by pervasive […]

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QAD turns cost centers into profit centers with IBM Cloud

Cloud has been an important part of our strategy at QAD for well over a decade. In fact, among the established global manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain software providers, QAD was one of the first to offer cloud-based solutions, starting with QAD Supplier Portal in 2003 and then ERP in 2007. Despite […]

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How a hybrid workforce can save up to 20 hours a month

How productive would your company employees be if they could save two hours a day on regular tasks? With the growth and evolution of today’s digital economy, companies face the challenge of managing increasingly complex business processes that involve massive amounts of data. This has also led to repetitive work, like requiring employees to manually […]

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How predictive maintenance improves efficiencies across five industries

New technologies—including the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT)—and market pressures to reduce costs are pushing companies to move from reactive, condition-based maintenance and analytics to predictive maintenance. MarketsandMarkets forecasts the global predictive maintenance market size to grow from USD $3.0 billion in 2019 to USD $10.7 billion by 2024. Predictive maintenance is generally […]

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Improving customer service with an intelligent virtual assistant using IBM Watson

Gartner predicts that “by 2022, 70 percent of white-collar workers will interact with conversational platforms on a daily basis.” As a result, the research group found that more organizations are investing in chatbot development and deployment. IBM Business Partners like Sopra Steria are making chatbot and virtual assistant technology available to businesses. Sopra Steria, a […]

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The path to modernizing mission-critical applications

In a world where business disruption is the rule and not the exception, enterprises need IT environments that are designed to yield real innovation by enabling continuous, iterative development. Flexible, agile platforms allow organizations to develop new business models and deliver product innovation and deployment, as well as enable employee productivity and customer engagement. Cloud […]

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